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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through October 2018.

Imports: TV cameras, digital cameras, camcorders

TV cameras, digital cameras, camcorders, the No. 40 import by value totaled $1.11 billion for the month of October, $9.23 billion through October of 2018, and $11.76 billion for all of 2017, the latest annual data available, according to U.S. Census Bureau data analyzed by WorldCity. Need more details? Read more

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Top Sources

RankCountryYTD
1China$4.64 B
2Japan$892.97 M
3Taiwan$708.17 M
4Canada$544.57 M
5Thailand$470.62 M
6Germany$331.97 M
7Vietnam$304.69 M
8Mexico$280.85 M
9South Korea$167.09 M
10Malaysia$142.94 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $9.23 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $1,976,244,980
2Los Angeles International Airport $1,264,315,017
3Chicago O’Hare International Airport $716,796,534
4Port of Tacoma, Wash. $541,494,603
5Port of Long Beach $473,098,823
6John F. Kennedy International Airport $360,045,375
7Port of New Orleans $318,273,357
8Anchorage International Airport, Alaska $302,938,651
9Port of Oakland, Calif. $266,810,251
10Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $254,138,426

U.S. imports of TV cameras, digital cameras, camcorders decreased 4.44 percent through October to $9.23 billion

U.S. imports of TV cameras, digital cameras, camcorders decreased 4.44 percent from $9.66 billion to $9.23 billion through the first 10 months of 2018 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 40 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 30 for the last full year with a total value of $11.76 billion, a $1.26 billion, 11.99 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Thailand. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Port of Tacoma, Wash. and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Taiwan, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Thailand and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Port of Tacoma, Wash. and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $4,639,417,400
2Japan $892,970,447
3Taiwan $708,171,776
4Canada $544,571,382
5Thailand $470,618,192
6Germany $331,973,951
7Vietnam $304,690,378
8Mexico $280,851,898
9South Korea $167,093,189
10Malaysia $142,938,527

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $504,654,069
2Seattle $149,306,106
3Cleveland $132,614,726
4Chicago $113,701,305
5New York City $106,309,247
6New Orleans $88,695,405
7Atlanta/Savannah $87,512,609
8San Francisco $82,663,874
9Laredo $46,374,139
10Dallas $42,183,810

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 18.73 percent compared to last year to $1.98 billion.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 2.11 percent compared to last year to $1.26 billion.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 23.92 percent compared to last year to $716.8 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. fell 32.03 percent compared to last year to $541.49 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 49.48 percent compared to last year to $473.1 million.

There are several hundred airports, seaports and border crossings that handle international trade; they are, in turn, part of the roughly four dozen U.S. Customs districts.

Highlights for the top five foreign markets:

  • U.S. imports from No. 1 China decreased $160.29 million, 3.34 percent, (50.24 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan decreased $34.24 million, 3.69 percent, (9.67 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Taiwan decreased $318.66 million, 31.03 percent, (7.67 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada increased $90.73 million, 19.99 percent, (5.9 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Thailand decreased $150.84 million, 24.27 percent, (5.1 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 78.58 percent of all these TV cameras, digital cameras, camcorders imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $7.26 billion of the $9.23 billion total.

All totaled, 53.84 percent of all these TV cameras, digital cameras, camcorders imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $4.97 billion of the $9.23 billion total